Josh Smith’s Guide To The Perfect Session

15 years on the LA studio scene turned a former child prodigy from Florida into a seasoned session pro and one of the most respected guitarists in the business. Read on as Josh Smith shares the hard-earned wisdom that’ll help you get called back time and time again… This Is A Call “When I get the call, if I’ve worked with the producer before More...

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By On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Interview: Ed O’Brien – Anyone Can Play Guitar

For over three decades, Ed O’Brien has been the guitar glue in Radiohead. His knack for unusual sounds has remained a constant as the band have pushed boundaries, but now he’s turned his attention to inspiring More...

By On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Interview: The National – National Anthems

They’re the Firebird-wielding twins at the heart of one of the world’s biggest indie-rock bands, and on album seven they’ve embraced guitar solos. Gary Walker meets The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner More...

By On Monday, November 27th, 2017

Interview: Joe Bonamassa – Back In Black

2017 has been characteristically busy for the hardest-working guitar addict in show business. We talk to Joe Bonamassa about reuniting with Black Country Communion, getting his hands on the first High Power Tweed More...

By On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Interview: The War On Drugs – War Correspondent

Three years after breaking into the indie mainstream with third album, Lost In The Dream, spacey Philadelphian sextet The War On Drugs return with their best record yet – A Deeper Understanding. Ahead of its release, More...

By On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Interview: JD Simo – New Vintage

Nashville-based guitarist JD Simo counts Joe Bonamassa as a friend and fan, and is rapidly becoming one of the one of the most hotly-tipped players in blues-rock. As his band prepare to drop a new album, Simo talks More...

By On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Interview: Darrel Higham – Higham Legend

As Darrel Higham returns with a brand new album, Hell’s Hotel, Simon Bradley catches up with the UK rockabilly maestro to chat recording techniques, his myriad influences, and a sumptuous new Gretsch guitar… Photography More...

By On Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Interview: Nalle Colt – Vintage Trouble

As Vintage Trouble roll into Bristol, Chris Vinnicombe meets the band’s resident tonehound, Nalle Colt, and discovers that there’s more rhythm than blues in their sharp-dressed new sounds. Photography Eleanor More...

By On Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Interview: Joanne Shaw Taylor – Lone Wolf Blues

With her trusty, if minimal, guitar collection at her side and the seal of approval from Joe Bonamassa and Glenn Hughes, Joanne Shaw Taylor tells Thea de Gallier how she’s forging ahead on her own terms. Just More...

By On Friday, July 21st, 2017

Interview: Martin Taylor

From Django to Tony Bennett via Chet Atkins, the jazz guitar virtuoso tells us how he started out on the road to being a musician: from being dropped in at the deep end, to blagging it in the middle of the ocean… Story More...